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Britain says nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests sent to U.S. lab came back void

FILE PHOTO: PJ McDonald being temperature tested before entering the course, as racing resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Great Yarmouth, Britain, June 3, 2020. Dan Abraham/Pool via REUTERS. LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests which Britain sent to a U.S. lab for processing came back void, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said on Thursday, adding to a mounting pile of ... Full story

George Floyd memorial service in Minneapolis, Minnesota."

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George Floyd memorial service held in Minneapolis live stream today

A private memorial service for George Floyd will be Thursday afternoon. CBS Minnesota reports Rev. Al Sharpton will give the eulogy. The service will be held at North Central University's sanctuary in downtown Minneapolis. Floyd's relatives from across the country and Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney who is representing Floyd's family, will be speaking. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says he plans on attending. - What: Memorial service for ... Full story

EssilorLuxottica set to get EU warning about Dutch deal: sources

FILE PHOTO: The Luxottica name is reflected in a pair of sunglasses in this photo illustration taken in Rome February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators are set to warn Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica that its 7.2 billion euro ($8.1 billion) bid for opticians group GrandVision may harm competition, people familiar with the matter said, pressuring the group to offer concessions. EssilorLuxottica ( ESLX.PA ), ... Full story

Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport

Wearing face coverings on public transport to be compulsory in England from 15 June. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. Why you can trust BBC News Full story

Four poultry executives charged in chicken price fixing plot

Image caption For some poultry executives, the price-fixed chickens have come home to roost. A federal grand jury in Colorado has charged four executives from two US poultry companies with conspiracy for chicken price-fixing. The leaders of the Pilgrim's Pride and Claxton Poultry companies were indicted on Wednesday for a years-long plot to rig bids and elevate costs. Prosecutors say they worked to raise prices for chicken sold to restaurants ... Full story

Media Falsely Claimed Violent Riots Were Peaceful And That Tear Gas Was Used Against Rioters

Following days of violent riots and looting in cities across the country, Washington, D.C., announced a 7 p.m. curfew on Monday night. About the same time, President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Rose Garden. Afterward, he walked through Lafayette Park to St. John’s Episcopal Church, which rioters had set on fire the night before. Standing before the church sign, which reads “ All are welcome ,” President Trump, who previously said ... Full story

Inspired by U.S. protests, some Belgians want colonial king statues removed

A person wearing a protective face mask walks past the statue of Belgian King Leopold II, near Brussels' Royal Palace, in Brussels, Belgium June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Inspired by global protests at the death of unarmed black American George Floyd, some 30,000 people in Belgium have signed two petitions to remove statues of the country’s colonial-era King Leopold II, whose troops decimated Congo in the late 1800s. ... Full story

George Floyd death: Anti-racism sites hit by wave of cyber-attacks

Cyber-attacks against anti-racism organisations shot up in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a leading provider of protection services says. Cloudflare, which blocks attacks designed to knock websites offline, says advocacy groups in general saw attacks increase 1,120-fold. Mr Floyd's death, in police custody, has sparked nationwide civil unrest in the US. Government and military websites also saw a notable increase in attacks. DDoS ... Full story

'I want justice': Mother of Floyd's daughter says he was a good man, father

George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter, Gianna, is embraced by her mother, Roxie Washington, before speaking about her father, following his death in Minneapolis police custody, at the Minneapolis City Hall, in Minneapolis, U.S., June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The grieving mother of George Floyd’s daughter on Tuesday demanded justice for him, saying he was a good father who did not deserve to die face down on the ... Full story